wild geranium

noun

Definition of wild geranium

: a common geranium (Geranium maculatum) of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and flowers of rosy purple also : any of several related geraniums

Examples of wild geranium in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "3 Flagstaff summer hikes with mountain views and fields of flowers: Here's how to do them," 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "3 Flagstaff summer hikes with mountain views and fields of flowers: Here's how to do them," 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "3 Flagstaff summer hikes with mountain views and fields of flowers: Here's how to do them," 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "3 Flagstaff summer hikes with mountain views and fields of flowers: Here's how to do them," 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "3 Flagstaff summer hikes with mountain views and fields of flowers: Here's how to do them," 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "3 Flagstaff summer hikes with mountain views and fields of flowers: Here's how to do them," 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "3 Flagstaff summer hikes with mountain views and fields of flowers: Here's how to do them," 21 Aug. 2020 Find poppies, desert lavender and wild geraniums in the West Valley at White Tank Mountain Regional Park. Kimi Robinson, azcentral, "Coronavirus cancellations are everywhere. Here are 6 things you can do in AZ this weekend," 13 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of wild geranium

1840, in the meaning defined above

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15 Nov 2020

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“Wild geranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20geranium. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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